The Logan County Health Department reported one additional death and 72 new infections of COVID-19 Monday.
Health Department Director Steve Browning confirmed the death of a 72-year-old male due to complications from coronavirus.
Since Friday, 72 new infections of the virus have been confirmed through laboratory testing. Today’s updated from the health department included 132 additional recoveries.
Logan has 274 active cases, 4,635 recoveries and 113 fatalities for a cumulative total of 5,022 cases of COVID-19
Twenty-seven people are hospitalized.
Statewide, active cases dropped by over 800 since Sunday with 1,163 new cases confirmed Monday morning. W.Va. has 14,534 active cases.
According to the state Department of Health and Human Resources, 45 additional deaths were reported today. Since the onset of the outbreak, 3,568 West Virginians have succumbed to complications due to COVID-19.
Hospitalizations are stand at 978 with 291 patients in ICU units and 193 requiring ventilators.
Governor Jim Justice continued to urge residents to get vaccinated during today’s conference on COVID response.
“We just need to get more and more and more of our people vaccinated.” Justice said. “Since the last time we were here, we have gotten 9,400 more people vaccinated. That’s pretty good. That’s a whole heck of a lot better… 9,400 more people have stepped up to get vaccinated.”
Currently, 56.4% of eligible residents have been fully vaccinated.